Course Title: Beekeeping
Course Code: AG024

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time

This is an enjoyable course designed to give you sufficient knowledge to keep and manage your own hives. Subjects studied include hive types and siting, bee husbandry, bee diseases, feeding, protective clothing, how to extract and jar good quality honey from local blossoms and flower meadows.


Course Content

Content includes:
Protective clothing
Hive types and siting
Components of a hive
Understanding the colony
Bee husbandry
Bee diseases
Collecting a swarm
Winter feeding
Extraction and jarring honey
Storage of equipment

Entry Requirements

Interest and enthusiasm.

Next Steps

Smallholders course or other part-time courses

Career Opportunities